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Makerspace May

Each week this May the Tech Department has shared a short video with Faculty about the benefits of using our Makerspace, and everyone had...
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A Missing Link

by Michael Eatman When I talk about my position I often hear, “That’s really interesting…what do you do?” As a Director for Community Life,...
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6 Myths about Financial Aid at Pike, Part I

by Rod Boyer In the past several months, I’ve had the privilege of talking with many of our constituents about Pike and how to...
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Common Courtesy in the Four to Eight-year Old Set

by Jenn Elkin Can you imagine having this conversation with a 5-year-old every day at 8:00am? “Good morning, Matthew. How are you today? “Good...
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Play on, Pike! Play on!

by Rob Smith The whistle blows and they are off and running. I don’t have control anymore and I hate that feeling in the...
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A Different Kind of Traffic Report

by Muddy Waters Traffic at The Pike School. Why on earth would I choose to write about that? One reason is that I have...
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Taking on Washington D.C.

by Jo Buttress “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts”…Aristotle What makes an experience transcend the norm or the usual? Is...
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Work Perks

By Angela Brown In our consumer-driven society, we are often intrigued by the perks a certain decision or purchase offers. “Buy ten coffees, get...
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Authors@Pike: creativity, collaboration (and planning!)

by Fran Mellin “Mrs. Mellin, who is this year’s visiting author?” is a question I hear each fall as we prepare for the annual...
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Finding Inspiration

By Christen Hazel People often ask me, “How do you not get burned out?” It’s a valid question. The average length of time people...